JA Happ, Kyle Kendrick Take Mound in Toronto Blue Jays vs Philadelphia Phillies Tilt
A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Toronto Blue Jays dueling the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia hands the ball to starter Kyle Kendrick in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-2 mark on the year. Toronto counters with JA Happ, who will try to quiet the fans and the Phillies bats at the same time.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Toronto Blue Jays before the first pitch in this match found them as 111-moneyline underdogs earlier today at BetDSI. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.
Computer Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-4.1 win for the Blue Jays. A 4.5-4.1 result in favor of the Blue Jays is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Philadelphia Phillies sport a record of 15-14 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 14-17 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Toronto injuries news.
The Philadelphia Phillies sit at No. 16 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at No. 15 on the same chart.
How Toronto Blue Jays vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup
On offense, it's a battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and its No. 19-rated batting order, averaging 4.07 runs per nine innings, against the No. 8 lineup of the Toronto Blue Jays at 4.74 runs per outing.
Toronto brings the No. 25-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Phillies's No. 19-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Blue Jays were a 7-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +115 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Blue Jays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Edinson Volquez and the Pirates 7-2 on Sunday at PNC Park.
Philadelphia won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Nationals on May 4. Bettors who backed the Phillies at +126 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Fausto Carmona silenced the Nationals bats in a 1-0 victory last time out versus Washington at Citizens Bank Park.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends
Toronto is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Philadelphia's last 20 games at home
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Toronto
Next Betting Matchups
Toronto at Philadelphia, Tuesday, May 6th